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23 Hacks From Instagram That’ll Make You Say “That’s Genius”

Save some time so you can EAT FASTER.

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1. Putting a paper towel in with your lettuce soaks the moisture so that it will stay crispier for a longer period of time.

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2. An upside-down cupcake tray is a great way to prevent the filling from falling out when you set down your taco.

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3. Cut your watermelon into strips and use a stick to make it easier to eat.

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4. Use two plates to quickly slice multiple tomatoes.

5. Put a stick in a container of yogurt, then freeze it for a healthy, tasty summer snack.

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6. Hungry and impatient? Cook two pizzas on one baking tray by cutting them in half.

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7. If a vegetable is on sale, buy in bulk and then freeze the extra so they don't go bad.

8. Freeze your coffee in an ice cube tray so you can drink iced coffee without it becoming watered down.

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9. Use a glass as an easy way to peel a mango.

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10. Adding dry rice at the bottom of a cupcake tin absorbs any unwanted grease.

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11. Use an empty water bottle to separate egg yolks from egg whites.

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12. An empty ketchup bottle makes a great pancake mix dispenser.

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13. Use a waffle maker as a faster alternative to cooking up bacon.

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14. If your butter is too hard to serve or spread, place a warm glass on it. The butter will soften in a minute or two.

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15. If you're living in a dorm or a place without a stove, a coffeemaker is a great alternative when you're *really* craving pancakes.

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16. A cookie tray makes a fantastic milk holder if your cups are too small.

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17. An empty Dole container and mason jar make the perfect pair for a snack carrier.

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18. Use chia seeds to save your oatmeal.

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19. Put your carton of ice cream in a ziplock bag before placing it back in the freezer for soft scoops every time.

20. Slice your deli meat so that your sandwich has full meat-to-bread coverage.

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21. Use a straw as an easy way to remove the tops from strawberries.

22. Keep asparagus fresher for longer by cutting the bottoms and putting them in a jar of water.

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23. And finally, make the perfect ice cream sandwich with this clever trick.

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